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Williston man killed in crash involving 2 semitrailers

January 1, 2020 GMT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say a crash in Mountrail County involving two semitrailers killed a 28-year-old Williston man.

The Bismarck Tribune reports the semi that Jemond Petersen II was driving collided with another semi that was making a U-turn in front of it on state Highway 1804.

The Highway Patrol says the crash happened about 6 p.m. Monday, 15 miles north of New Town. Petersen was pronounced dead at the scene.

The patrol identified the driver of the other semi as 52-year-old Wesley Soper of Surrey. He wasn’t injured.

Authorities are continuing to investigate.